According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are nearly 5.7 million Americans living with heart failure. Sadly, almost half of people who develop heart failure die within five years of diagnosis. Further, heart failure is currently the leading cause of 30-day hospital readmission in the United States.
Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States. According to the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders, 36 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes. Even more alarming, one in four people do not know they have it. Diabetes is a growing epidemic and a public health concern around the world.